|Birth: ||1833, Canada|
|Death: ||Jul. 20, 1887|
Born in Canada to John and Christiana (Loop) Yerks.
Andrew immigrated to the United States with his parents when he was seventeen years old. The family lived in Miami County, Ohio for about 9 years. He helped his father and brothers work the family farm. The family then moved to Indiana around 1858 and Andrew learned the trade of a broom maker. He also farmed.
He married Rebecca Ann McBride on March 25, 1860 in Floyd County, Indiana. Togther they had four sons and four daughters. Sadly, Rebecca died four days after giving birth to their youngest child, William.
~CIVIL WAR VETERAN~
Company C, Twenty-third Indiana Volunteers
*Spelling variations of last name; Yerex and Yerkes*
John Yerks (1797 - 1870)
Christiana Loop Yerks (1803 - 1891)
Rebecca Ann Frederick Yerks (1843 - 1886)*
Clarence E. Yerks (1867 - 1888)*
James Sherman Yerkes (1873 - 1960)*
William H. Yerks (1886 - 1911)*
William Yerks (1825 - 1899)*
Andrew Yerks (1833 - 1887)
Franklin Yerks (1838 - 1919)*
James Mordica Yerks (1845 - 1914)*
Created by: Preserving the Past
Record added: May 15, 2013
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